Yearly Archives: 2017

New initiative for church finance leaders

Congratulations to the attendees of the inaugural gathering of Finance Representatives of Australian National Churches (FRANC) in Melbourne recently. Under the auspices of the National Council of Churches in Australia, over 36 managers and senior executives gathered together to discuss opportunities for collaboration, innovation and how to more effectively navigate the ever-changing regulatory environment. The depth of wisdom, experience and talent… Read more →

New Ministry Centre for Horsham Church of Christ

Construction of a new ministry centre for Horsham Church of Christ is progressing quickly and expected to be completed by January 2018. 16 years in the making, church Elder and project manager Ivan Sherriff said, “We got serious about a new building in 2001 and bought the property in River Road in 2011 or 2012,”. The new ministry centre has… Read more →

Staff Profile: David Warren

David Warren FIAA, GAICD is Insurance Strategic Projects Lead with AMP, and the Chair of CCFS. He has a background in the financial services sector and extensive history with AXA Australia across a number of key areas including actuarial, product management, and strategy roles. David originally studied Commerce at the University of Melbourne, is a graduate of the Company Director’s… Read more →

Shot of Inspiration

You will be enriched in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion, and through us your generosity will result in thanksgiving to God. 2 Corinthians 9:11 NIV Read more →

Helpful Hints: Using CCFS Online

When a payment requires two to sign, the only option is to create a batch. After logging in, select “Transfer/Pay” from the main menu, then select the option “Batch Transactions”. Once created, the second authoriser will be able to process the batch. If a batch payment is future dated, only the 2nd authoriser will be able to input the date.… Read more →

CCFS Online Is Better Than Ever!

Users of CCFS Online are about to experience a major change in the way they interact with CCFS. For the first time since launching in 2014, CCFS is undertaking a major upgrade of CCFS Online, its internet banking platform. National Relationship Manager, Stuart Campbell says “From the outset, our online banking platform was an area that we had flagged to… Read more →

Staff Profile: Elia Coluccio

Elia is our Director of First Impressions and has worked with Churches of Christ since 2014 as our receptionist. She is passionate about her role assisting the admin team at CCVT, and building relationships with all incoming callers. Elia is a mother of 4 children and is a grandmother, and has been married for 36 years. Elia enjoys studying and… Read more →

Shot of Inspiration

I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world. John 16:33 (NIV) Read more →

Helpful Hints: Card Activation

Card activation is the first step required after receiving a new CCFS Minister’s Expense Card. Activation is required so that funds can be transferred onto the card and to enable the card to be used. To activate, simply go to the CCFS website and click on the Visa Card access button, then select Card Activation from the drop-down menu. Read more →

CCFS Online goes digital!

Good news!  CCFS Online is about to go digital.   Over the past several months the CCFS team have been working with our banking partners to redesign CCFS Online, providing a new look, making it more user-friendly and easier to use. Going digital also enables us to include enhanced security features providing greater ‘peace-of-mind’. Testing is currently underway and once… Read more →